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The flash Markit manufacturing purchasing managers index jumped to a reading of 58 in August from 55.8 in July to reach the highest level since April 2010.
Walt Disney Co is ramping up its first major push to promote the "Star Wars" franchise it purchased from George Lucas in 2012, blitzing consumers this year with a mobile game, animated TV show and an expanded line of toys and clothes.
Shares in drugmaker AstraZeneca have climbed more than 7 percent this week, fueled by speculation of renewed takeover interest from Pfizer, following an abortive $118 billion (71 billion pounds) takeover attempt in May.
Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts — in the noodles.
The bank crafted a settlement with the U.S. over allegations it tricked investors into buying risky mortgage-backed securities before the financial crisis.
Ticketfly Inc., a San Francisco-based technology company among several posing a challenge to Ticketmaster, is acquiring WillCall Inc., a crosstown rival that turns your smartphone into a mobile wallet at live events.
Drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co. said its potential psoriasis treatment fared better than both a fake drug and a competitor's product during late-stage testing on patients with the most common form of the skin disease.
The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc. (PLCE) on Thursday reported a loss of $10.7 million in its fiscal second quarter.
SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS) opted not to take to the U.S. Supreme Court an appeals court ruling preventing trainers from getting into pools with its killer whales.
Payment card information for UPS customers may be at risk, and more than a third of all people in the U.S. live in households on welfare.
Shake Shack, the fast-food restaurant chain that has developed a cult following for its 'Shackburgers', 'flat-top' hot dogs and eponymous shakes, has selected JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to lead a proposed initial public offering, according to people familiar with the matter.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a sustained improvement in labor market conditions.
Buckle Inc. (BKE) on Thursday reported profit of $24.5 million in its fiscal second quarter.
Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is the new spokesman for Ford's luxury Lincoln brand.
Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD), owner of Sears department stores and the Kmart discount chain, reported its ninth straight quarterly loss as sales continued to shrink, sending its shares down 5 percent in light premarket trading.
The National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in July.
Family Dollar is rebuffing Dollar General's takeover bid, citing antitrust issues.
Family Dollar's board rejected a merger proposal from rival discount chain Dollar General, citing antitrust regulatory considerations
Dollar Tree Inc reported a 2.6 percent fall in quarterly profit as costs increased.
Shares of Bon-Ton Stores slumped 7.7% after the apparel retailer cut its full-year profit outlook following a wider-than-expected fiscal second-quarter loss.